Category: Western Victoria Region

Early Childhood Free TAFE Courses Get Underway In Colac

More learners across Colac are set to gain a rewarding career in early childhood education, ensuring our youngest Victorians get the best start in life. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited South West TAFE’s Colac campus to officially launch the start of the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Western Victoria Region

New Innovation Space Open At South West TAFE

Entrepreneurs and students in Warrnambool now have access to a new tech-enabled, collaborative working space at South West TAFE thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney today opened The Hive Entrepreneurial Incubator Space — a new co-working space on South West TAFE’s Warrnambool campus […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills, Western Victoria Region

Major Construction Begins On New Overtaking Lanes

The Andrews Labor Government is making the drive between Colac and Camperdown safer, with major construction commencing on two new overtaking lanes on the Princes Highway at Weerite. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said this important upgrade would benefit communities and industries in south western Victoria. Currently, there are only […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Have Your Say On Victoria’s New Volunteer Strategy

Victorians are invited to have their say on how the Andrews Labor Government can support people who give up their time to volunteer. Whether you help at a school, plant trees, support people with a disability, coach a sports team, spend time at a soup kitchen or you fight fires – your feedback can help […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Western Victoria Region

Safer Hospital Access For Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government is making it safer and easier for pedestrians to move around Ballarat’s busy medical precinct with a range of upgrades getting underway. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced a package of improvements along Drummond Street North – improving access to medical […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Plans Released For Sturt Street Shared Path

Plans for the shared path that will make it safer and easier for people walking and cycling along Ballarat’s Sturt Street have been released as works progress on major safety upgrades at the Raglan and Ascot Street intersections. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said the plans have been developed after […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Ballarat Businesses Saving Big On Payroll Tax

Businesses in Ballarat are saving millions thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s regional payroll tax cuts, with more savings on the horizon. New data out today shows 422 Ballarat businesses are forecast to share in $14.8 million in savings just this financial year, after the payroll tax rate was slashed to 2.425 per cent in […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer, Western Victoria Region

Plans Released To Keep Ballarat Moving

The Andrews Labor Government is keeping Ballarat moving with plans released to bust congestion and increase safety at some of Ballarat’s most notorious traffic chokepoints. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford joined Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Julianna Addison to release plans for five key projects around […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Rebuilding Work Kicks Off On Wimmera Highway

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening a key section of the Wimmera Highway near Natimuk as part of its investment in rebuilding, repairing and resurfacing regional roads. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said works to rebuild a two-kilometre stretch of the highway west of Natimuk will ensure it can continue […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

Three-Year-Old Kinder Starts In Western Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s landmark reform to early childhood education has arrived in Yarriambiack and Northern Grampians shires. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today joined early childhood staff, children and families at Minyip Kindergarten and Aussie Kindies Early Learning Stawell to launch the start of funded universal Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. It is part […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Western Victoria Region